Heart Beats – a Grade 5 Science Project

Three horse-crazy friends in grade 5 decided to participate in their school’s science fair at Medford Elementary School in Minnesota. Jenna, Bella and Lily tossed around several cool ideas before deciding on, what for them, was the perfect topic. “It was something we all enjoyed, something like, horses! We knew right away that it would…

Day in the Life of a Research Horse

Have you ever wondered about the research horses used in equine science studies? Horse Lover’s Math has had posts based on the results of research projects; Do Horses Like Music?, How Much Weight Can Horses Comfortably Carry?, Research Continues on Wild Horses of Shackelford Island and more. But what about the lives of the horses themselves?…

Do You Want to be a Horse Scientist?

Do you like playing computer games? Here’s one where you get to be an equine scientist working on an exercise physiology research study. Science Talk – physiology (fizzy-all-uh-gee): The study of how living things use air, pump blood, cool down, burn calories, and more. You’ll be responsible for preparing a horse, running the treadmill, then conducting…